Matthew Perry is set to release his memoir later this year titled Friends, Lovers, and the Terrible.
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Matthew Perry’s upcoming memoir will hit shelves later in the year, and it’s been said that the star “won’t go through the tougher times that he’s been through” Friend costar.
The actor, 52, is releasing a 256-page book titled Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing and is being paid a “mid-seven-figure” sum to do so. Deadline.
A source told US Weekly : “He will, of course, dive into his addiction, plus clear up rumors about his affection for his Friends co-star.
“It wasn’t always a bed of roses for Matthew on and off the set of Friends. He’ll also discuss what the reunion will be like, both good and bad.”
They continued: “It’s not going to be overdone or malicious, just completely honest.
“But given the nature of Matt’s life and his experiences, it’s guaranteed to be an extremely engaging book!”
During the much-anticipated Friends reunion that aired last year, actor Chandler Bing confessed that he hasn’t kept in touch with his co-stars since the show, including Courteney Cox, Jennifer AnistonDavid Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Lisa Kudrow.
The series portrayed the iconic group of friends for 10 seasons from 1994 to 2004.
In the years that followed, Matthew went to rehab twice and has since described how he couldn’t remember all of his years on the show.
Speaking on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show in 2016, he admitted that he couldn’t remember “somewhere between seasons three and six” as he battled addictions to Vicodin, methadone, amphetamines and alcohol.
Earlier this month, Courteney, best known for playing Monica, who is married to Matthew’s character on the show, said he’s been “struggling for a while”.
In an interview with The Sunday Times, the 57-year-old actress shared about the much-loved TV series that made her a household name.
She also discussed Matthew’s comments, in which he said he had been desperately bored with the live audience’s reaction during the filming of Friends.
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During the reunion, he said: “For me, I feel like I’m going to die if they don’t laugh.”
And Courteney admits: “It’s a lot of pressure that he puts on himself. It’s a lot to think about how he’s relied on that for his self-worth.
The mother-of-one continued: “He’s just been struggling for a while. I think he’s doing really well.”
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